Valentine’s Day Gifts Ideas for Deployed Husbands

January 5th, 2012 | Posted by MilitaryGifts in Military Deployment Gifts | Military Gifts by Holiday - (Comments Off on Valentine’s Day Gifts Ideas for Deployed Husbands)

Valentine’s Day can still be celebrated with romantic deployment gifts though you can’t share this special day with deployed husband.

Your deployed husband who’s ever been away from home for long periods of time can relate to the excitement and joy of receiving your unique Valentines Day presents. Your thoughtful Valentines ideas can raise the morale of your deployed husband and let him to feels like celebrate Valentine’s Day with you while receive your great gifts.

Valentines Day Gifts Suggestion for Deployed Husband

What are the best military Valentines Day gifts should you choose? When choosing the appropriate Valentine’s gift to send overseas, a few suggestions should be kept in mind.

Below are a few tips may help you avoid the question that some military items are not allowed to be sent and other items will not service extreme weather conditions.

  1. Do not include any type of magazines, movies, or pictures that have pornography material in the care package.
  2. Alcohol is illegal in Kuwait. So don’t send any drinks containing alcohol.
  3. Do not send anything that comes in an aerosol can such as deodorant or shaving cream.
  4. If you are preparing a romantic Valentines Day present for a deployed husband or for one who is going on deployment. You should know what your deployed loved one can’t take a whole lot of un-necessary things along. You should make sure that you’re getting your loved one military gift that doesn’t’t take up too much space, but that’s full of meaning.

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

1. Star and Stripes Valentine’s Plaque

Show your deployed husband your deep love by sending him this celebration of freedom and love design. Star and stripes decorate this military plaque and scrolling fonts add a touch of grace. Our troops are the stars of American Freedom. Customizing the unique military plaque offers ample space to thank your husband for his service and sacrifice as well as showing, and show your love and concern.

2. Valentines Care Package

How to prepare the Valentine’s Day care package for deployed husband? Some small boxes of chocolates, boxes of conversation hearts, heart shaped box of conversation hearts, bags of Hershey’s Kisses, “Walk the Line” soundtrack, and a red “I Love You” pillow could be available to the Valentine’s care package.

3. Romantic Valentine Message in a Bottle

Send your deployed husband or boyfriend sand, seashells, umbrella and a romantic message personalized by you. Add a cute, heartfelt Valentines message, Valentines love poem to the bottle that expresses the way you feel about him. This romantic and sentimental military Valentines gift will tell him how much you miss him.

4. Valentines Day Poem

A Valentines Day poem can also be a memorable and romantic military gift. You don’t need to be a great writer or even have a lot of creativity to write something that your deployed husband will feel is special. Often times, it is just the extra effort that is enough to surprise and impress a deployed loved one.

5. Valentine’s Day Card with Love Quotes

6. Valentine’s Day Bracelets

Engraved charm bracelets with initials of you and your husband is a nice Valentines gift that you can start with a praying hands charm and then your deployed loved one can add to every time he goes some place new.

7. Write Your Love Story

As a military spouse, the hardest job in the military for most is the found separation during deployment, it is often more difficult than they anticipated. So, the first things of your love story are always more memorable and can make the most impact at times.

Remind your love of the first time you met, of the first laugh, the first kiss and write them down. Bring back the exciting time when everything was new and nearly everything the two of you did was a first. It will be perfect that engraving your own love story on the crystal heart Valentine gift.

Christmas Care Packages for Deployed Soldiers

December 1st, 2011 | Posted by MilitaryGifts in Military Deployment Gifts | Military Gift Ideas | Military Gifts by Holiday - (Comments Off on Christmas Care Packages for Deployed Soldiers)

Your loved one who’s ever been away from home for long periods of time can relate to the excitement and joy of receiving a Christmas care package. Your thoughtful Christmas care package can raise the morale of your deployed soldier. You deployed loved one will overhear a few people saying it felt like Christmas all over again when you receive your great Christmas care package.

Do you have good Christmas care packages ideas to help soldiers overseas while away from home as well as families who are looking for fun care package ideas for their friends and family in the military?

Nothing warms a soldier’s heart more, of course, than to receive a Christmas gift from home. Whether it’s a letter or a small gift, just the simple act of jotting a note that says “I love you” brings a piece of family to an otherwise lonely place. But you should consider something when you prepare the special Christmas presents for your loved one deployed overseas.

Prepare a Christmas Care Package for a Deployed Soldier?

What are the best military Christmas gifts should you choose? First, since you can’t really send much in terms of volume, it is important thing that you should consider that how to send the Christmas care package to soldiers deployed overseas smoothly without a hitch. This is due to the fact that you will have to mail the gift, and some countries such as Iraq, Afghanistan or the Middle East are really strict on what’s allowed and not allowed in the country.

Below are a few tips may help you avoid the question that some items are not allowed to be sent and other items will not survive extreme weather conditions.

  • Do not include any type of magazines, movies, or pictures that have pornography material in the care package.
  • Alcohol is illegal in Kuwait. So don’t send any drinks containing alcohol in any Christmas care package.
  • Do not send anything that comes in an aerosol can such as deodorant or shaving cream.
  • If you are preparing the Christmas care package for loved one is going on deployment. You should know what your deployed loved one can’t take a whole lot of un-necessary things along. So you should make sure that you’re getting your loved one military gift that don’t take too much space, but one that’s full of meaning.
Now you may have appropriate and unique Christmas present ideas to your deployed husband, wife, mom, dad, boyfriend, friends and more to show your holiday wishes.

1. Personal Care Items

Your deployed serviceman can’t refuse deodorant, hand sanitizer, toothpaste, cotton swabs, individual dental floss picks, lotions, travel-sized toilet paper and tissues. A lady soldier might enjoy a nice assortment of loofah sponges, tampons, shower gels and disposable ladies’ razors and more. Thought, these items are small and common, they can let your sentimental soldier feels the sense of Christmas family.

2. Special Christmas Food

Some soldiers away will not have the opportunity to eat their favorite Christmas treats while on deployment. Send Christmas sugar cookies that are festively decorated with a box of candy canes. Packages of powdered eggnog mix, apple cider and hot chocolate mix can be a festive treat for soldiers to drink as well.

3. Homemade Christmas Gifts from Kids

Have your children keep a special deployment box while their mom or dad is deployed. Have the children decorate this box however they would like. Then each time the child receives something or makes something that they want to share with their mom or dad they can put in the box and keep it safe until they come home. Why not encourage your children to make Christmas deployment box filled with their kills, love, blessing and more?

Your deployed love one must miss you and your kids very much, especially for your new baby he has never hugged her/him before. Helping your new baby or toddler to make simple but meaningful Christmas handprint/footprint card for her/his deployed mom or dad is heartwarming.

4. Latest Family Photos of Christmas

Send pictures of loved ones, you, children, parents, friends and other relatives. Include a note from each person and the highlights of beautiful Christmas tree with colorful decorations, perfect Christmas presents, Christmas stocking be filled of gifts and more. Let your loved one share the happy and heartwarming holiday with you though she is deployed overseas.

5. Unique Christmas Gifts for Music-Loving Soldiers

If you’re shopping for a present for a soldier who loves music, there’s no better gift idea than the homemade Christmas music CD. You may wonder what type of homemade CD we are talking about. Recording Christmas carolers of kids, you, and parents and burning them on to the special CD disc can be a lot of fun and a great way to express your Christmas blessings to your deployed loved one.

6. Elegant Christmas Presents for the Artistic Soldier

Personalized engraved items may be suitable for your artistic soldier such as crystal items, jewelry, watches, pens, lighter, lady mirror and more. The family necklace can be personalized and given as creative Christmas gifts. Parents and children reach out to each other on the necklace’s pendant, their arms forming a family circle with a loving heart at its center. Your deployed loved one will read your heart and love wherever he/she goes.

7. Thoughtful Christmas Care Package for Love Reading Soldiers

Do you think the Kindle is perfect gift idea for avid reader? If you are searching appropriate Christmas gifts for soldier who loves to read very much, don’t miss the Kindle. The ability to carry dozens of books with him/her when he/she deployed, without actually carrying dozens of books in their suitcase, is simply amazing!

 

Homemade Christmas Gifts Ideas for Deployed Soldier

November 29th, 2011 | Posted by MilitaryGifts in Military Deployment Gifts | Military Gifts by Holiday - (Comments Off on Homemade Christmas Gifts Ideas for Deployed Soldier)

Christmas will be stressful time when you have loved ones overseas fighting for the freedom of our country. But it is especially important to take the extra time and forethought to boost the spirits of your brave loved one.

Little but personalized Christmas gifts from friends and family at home serve to remind service members of the reasons for their sacrifice. Here are some homemade Christmas gifts ideas from military family for you to browse.

Handprint/Footprint Christmas Cards Ideas for Kids

Handprint/Footprint Christmas Cards Ideas for KidsYour deployed loved one must miss you and kids very much, especially for the new baby he never hugged her/him before. So teach kids to make simple but meaningful Christmas gift for their father/mother is heartwarming. If your kid is too young to make the Christmas gift, you can help him/her to make the personalized handprint or footprint cards.

Cut a piece of cardstock in half and then fold in half. Rub the baby’s hand or foot in ink or paint and press onto the cardstock, you just wipe baby’s foot or hand with the inkless wipe & then gently press the foot onto the coated paper. Within seconds a black footprint develops with an amazing amount of detail – every wrinkle & fold can often be seen. The wipe has no visible ink on it so no messy black marks are left on the hand or foot – amazing!

Cross-Stitch Ideas for a Military Spouse

Cross-Stitch Christmas TreeChristmas stockings are a traditional holiday decoration used hold small presents and decorate fireplace mantles, but your deployed loved one also needs this traditional Christmas ornaments to highlight the military life. Make your own counted cross-stitch Christmas stocking with yarn and plastic canvas mesh. Use a template for the size of stocking you would like to make, and plan out the cross stitching on a sheet of graph paper.

Homemade CD with Christmas Greeting from Parents of a Soldier

Christmas Greeting from Parents of SoldierI am sure that will be heartwarming and sentimental while your loved one see you, kids, parents, friends and other relatives, the Christmas party, beautiful Christmas tree with colorful decorations and happy kids and your bright smile and more. Creating a Christmas CD for a deployed loved one and tells him/her that he/she and the family belong together forever.

Homemade Family Christmas Photo Albums

 Military Family Christmas Photos AlbumMake personalized family albums Christmas-themed for your loved one and share the happiness and holiday greeting with him/her, tell him/her you, kids and parents are great, share the growing surprise of your new baby and more.

Thanksgiving Gifts for Deployed Soldiers

November 18th, 2011 | Posted by MilitaryGifts in Military Deployment Gifts | Military Gifts by Holiday - (Comments Off on Thanksgiving Gifts for Deployed Soldiers)

What's the Best Military Gift for a Soldier Going on Deployment?Thanksgiving will be hard when you have loved ones overseas fighting for the freedom of our country. Our deployed friends, relatives or loved can’t attend every Thanksgiving party for they are overseas in the military, but they can share the happiness of Thanksgiving while they receive our thoughtful Thanksgiving gifts. Are you ready for military Thanksgiving gifts ideas?

 

What’s the Best Military Gift for a Soldier Going on Deployment?

It’s never easy saying goodbye naturally, if you just found out that your loved one is going to be deployed overseas during holiday festivities, there’s a rush of emotions that take you over for a little while. So you are going to want to get him a holiday gift that’s going to be a constant reminder of your love and that’s going to comfort him in times of danger.

You should know that your deployed loved can’t take a whole lot of un-necessary things along, you should make sure that you’re getting your loved one a military gift that doesn’t take too much space, but that’s full of meaning. Military jewelry can be a great gift, and there are plenty of options. An exquisite crystal plaque with your soldier’s name and unit/branch can be personalized.

Thoughtful Thanksgiving Gifts for Deployed Service Women

You might like to send a spa basket to your favorite lady who is overseas. These delightful thanksgiving gifts are filled with all of the items every woman needs to feel fresh and feminine, no matter where they are. These spa baskets come with bath salts, body gels, fine lotions, spa towels and slippers.

Your deployed wife must miss family, kids and you, especially on Thanksgiving. It would be quite thoughtful and unique if you customize a family necklace for her and tell her that you are always together. You can design this special family necklace like this: parents and children reach out to each other on pendant, your arms forming a family circle with a loving heart at its center. The cast sterling silver is polished on the outside and matte in the interior.

Thanksgiving Gifts for Deployed Soldiers

Personalized Gifts Ideas for Deployed Service Men

A unique and great Thanksgiving gift for soldiers, sailors, Marines or any of our deployed military personnel is a piece of their favorite country, America. This is especially true for overseas military personnel especially in Iraq, Pakistan or Afghanistan. You can now give the most memorable gift possible, a deed to land in every state of America.

  • Make a baby keepsake kit and share the growing surprise of your new baby will be heartwarming. This kit captures that first year with a 4″ x 6″ photo and handprints or footprints. Just press baby’s hand or foot into the soft, mess-free, nontoxic clay.
  • Do you know a soldier who doesn’t like knives are least a little bit? It is possible to have a Swiss Army knife customized using engraving. The traditional Swiss Army Knife, done in red, has the option of having a metal engraving plate in the center. Your military men will be interested in the personalized knife with his name and your blessing message.
  • Charm bracelet is a nice gift that you can start with a praying hands charm and then your soldier can add to every time he goes some place new. You can choose to add to the bracelet yourself then you can miss each other. Make sure each charm you add is a reminder of where he is so that she can pray for a safe return. The charm bracelet will become a story that she can tell over and over.

Deployment Gifts for Navy Day 2011

October 19th, 2011 | Posted by MilitaryGifts in Military Deployment Gifts | Military Gifts by Holiday - (Comments Off on Deployment Gifts for Navy Day 2011)

How can you celebrate the Navy Day to show how much you appreciate service of women and men in Navy who are spending time overseas on deployments? You must want to get some personalized deployment gifts ideas if your husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend or your parents and friend is deploying to Iraq, Afghanistan or Syria.

You might wonder what the perfect deployments gifts are for your friends or loved ones. Navy Day is special for all Naval Women and men; they are very proud of their career, they want to use their unique way to celebrate Navy Day, on Thursday, October 27, 2011 in commemoration of past and present services of the Navy. So choose something to express your appreciation and support, let them know you have a patriotic heart and pray for our country with you.

But first you should know that you can’t really send much in terms of volume, so you need to make it special. This due to the fact that you will have to mail the Navy Day gift, and some countries are really strict on what’s allowed and not allowed in the country. So, before you consider any gifts, make sure that you make some inquiries at your local post office about the size of the package and accepted contents that can be sent in the country where your military loved one was deployed.

Prepare a thoughtful package care to your loved one is safety and practical. However, if you want to send the care package to a loved one who is serving in Iraq, Afghanistan or in the Middle East is a little different than sending a care package in the world. Some items are not allowed to be sent and other items will not survive extreme weather conditions such as any type of magazines, movies, or pictures that have pornography material, any drink containing alcohol and others. But you can send items to fill in down time like a book, crossword puzzle book, word find, homemade Navy Day Card, your own Navy Day appreciation poems and more.

Prayer beads as unique religious gifts for Navy women and they have special meaning. Navy Day was last observed on Oct.27 1949, although it was not a national holiday, it is also appropriate time to pray our country to develop more prosperity and power.

Deployment gifts for Navy Day might also include a book on the history of Navy Day and United States Navy, a challenge coin, plaque, or a pendant with a special inscription. These thoughtful Navy deployment gifts will be cherished and will serve as a reminder that someone at home cares about them and awaits their safe return.